It seemed that LLC_MISS was high!
LLC Miss/Hit rates = 90318400 / (4810432+404736) = 17. That meant 1 LLC hit with 17 LLC misses, average.
There is no necessary to normalize PMU if you use Intel VTune Performance Analyzer.
Could it be special memory test from benchmark c_lu? Can you test other normal applications to compare results?
The user canadd/remove eventINST_RETIRED.ANY by modifying sampling activity.
Why did you want to disable sampling data collection? Do you want collect performance data in your program?If so, VTune Analyzer can'tinterpret these data, but you still can use formulas we discussed above.